Legislator Profile

Former Florida Senator Perry E. Thurston, Jr. (D)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Perry E. Thurston, Jr.
District Address:
2151 NW 6th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
(954) 321-2705

Capitol Address:
206 Senate Office Building
404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
(850) 487-5033
political profile
  • Senate District:33
  • First Elected:2006
  • Terms Out:2024
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Broward
  • District Information:Map
  • Legislative Service:Resigned January 2022
    Elected to the Florida Senate in 2016, reelected subsequently
    Florida House of Representatives, 2006-2014
    House Democratic Leader, 2012-2014
  • Born:January 30, 1961, Pompano Beach, FL
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Baptist
  • Education:University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 1987
    Morehouse College, School of Business, B.A., Finance, 1982
  • Occupation:Attorney
  • Spouse:Dawn Board, of Cleveland, Ohio
  • Children:Alison Nicole Thurston, Perry E. Thurston III
  • Affiliations:Mount Calvary Baptist Church
    Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Highlights:Served on the Safety & Security Council, Committee on Business Regulation, Committee on Courts, Committee on Education Innovation & Career Preparation
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